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Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-21-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,225
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
NO IMPACT WRENCH!!!! That will totally screw up...

NO IMPACT WRENCH!!!! That will totally screw up the pinion bearing preload.
Tighten the pinion nut tight using a ˝" drive ratchet, not the breaker bar. You don't want to crush the crush sleeve...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
Thanks for the update, good that you got it fixed.

Thanks for the update, good that you got it fixed.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
Before you take it out, check for continuity...

Before you take it out, check for continuity between the metal body of the sending unit and the engine.
Touch one probe to the engine and the other to the outer shell of the sending unit. There...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 95,800
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
Cool Marc, can't wait for the visual :-X04.

Cool Marc, can't wait for the visual :-X04.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
That could very well be the problem. Most sending...

That could very well be the problem. Most sending units come with an electrically conductive sealer already on the threads.
You can also test the sender with an ohm meter. Check the resistance with...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
That's called "dieseling". The usual causes are...

That's called "dieseling". The usual causes are idle speed too high, advanced timing or vacuum leaks. Crappy gas can cause it too.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
Good, glad you got it fixed :-X22.

Good, glad you got it fixed :-X22.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
Yes, that's for the ignition. To locate yours,...

Yes, that's for the ignition. To locate yours, start in the engine compartment, look for the wiring harness that goes to the coil/distributor and the temp and oil pressure sending units. Locate the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
The wire is in the main wiring harness under the...

The wire is in the main wiring harness under the dash. It goes through the firewall and terminates at the plug for the "engine gauge feed harness". This is the harness that goes to the coil and the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
I always replaced the seal too. I class this as...

I always replaced the seal too. I class this as one of those " well, while I'm here, I might as well..." jobs. You're right, it's not easy to replace, unless the trans is already out, then it's just...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
If the font seal was installed properly and not...

If the font seal was installed properly and not damaged in the process and the torque converter isn't worn where the seal rides, then my guess would be the front pump seal (p/n C6AZ-7A248-A, 9˝" ID...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
The 4WD manual boxes weren't nearly the PITA to...

The 4WD manual boxes weren't nearly the PITA to work on that the integral power steering boxes were.
Parts for the manual boxes were sold over the counter, unlike the power steering boxes which,...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-17-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
Is your cluster warning lights or all gauges? ...

Is your cluster warning lights or all gauges?
In either case, if nothing works, it could be the ICVR (instrument cluster voltage regulator) is bad. The gauges actually operate on ~5˝ volts. The ICVR...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-17-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
Yes, that's the reason. On the 78-79, the horn...

Yes, that's the reason. On the 78-79, the horn pad functions like a normal switch, one wire is power in and the other wire is power out to the horn, no relay involved.
When you mix 'n match parts,...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-17-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By mikeo0o0o0
Just a note, when I peeled the cert sticker off...

Just a note, when I peeled the cert sticker off the Pumpkin's door jamb, "VOID" appeared across the sticker in several locations.
The clear part peeled off, leaving the paper part glued to the jamb....
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